Good science leads to good animal health.
Good science is at the heart of Morris Animal Foundation’s mission. We greatly appreciate our long-standing partnership with the veterinary research community. Thanks to the work of committed researchers, the world is a better, healthier place for animals.
Receiving a Foundation grant is a highly competitive process and depends on the amount of available funding, the number of proposals for a given health issue or animal and donor interest. Grant proposals are accepted for small companion animals (dogs and cats), large companion animals (horses and llamas/alpacas) and wildlife. Proposals can be submitted online only. Click on the type of grant you are interested in from the list below for specific submission requirements and deadlines.
- Small Animal Studies
- Large Animal Studies
- Wildlife Studies
- Request for Proposals - Coronavirus (Feline Infectious Peritonitis/FIP) in Domestic Cats
- Request for Proposals - MAF/BBFCR Veterinary Fellowship for Small Companion Animal Nutrition
- Request for Proposals - The Mark L. Morris, Jr. Investigator Award – Canine Mitral Valve Disease
Studies are chosen on the basis of a rigorous set of criteria, including:
- Morris Animal Foundation Abstract Scoring Guidelines
- Morris Animal Foundation Scoring Rubric
- Morris Animal Foundation Fellowship Training Scoring Rubric
- Health Study Policy
- Award Types and Descriptions
Below guidelines are for reference only, all proposals must be submitted using the online application accessible during a specific call for proposals